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Parent Ambassadors

Parent Ambassadors learn advocacy, leadership, communications and engagement skills so they may become effective advocates for high-quality child care and early learning programs. Parent Ambassadors receive training and support from Child Care Aware of Washington, the Washington State Association of Head Start & ECEAP and Child Care Aware of America. All travel expenses for Parent Ambassadors are covered.

Attention parents! Become a Parent Ambassador and make a real difference in the lives of children!

 

Parent Ambassadors learn advocacy, leadership, communications and engagement skills to become strong voices for young children Patty cakeand families in our state. They advocate and teach others about the importance of high-quality child care and early learning programs that benefit young children and help close the opportunity gap. Ambassadors receive training and support to become effective advocates and leaders. If selected, you will serve a one-year term that begins in March. All travel expenses are covered.

Being a Parent Ambassador is an outstanding opportunity to join a community of advocates who care passionately about expanding access to high-quality child care and early learning programs so that more families can benefit.

Applications for 2019 Parent Ambassadors are now being accepted. If you are interested in this great opportunity, please submit your application before Jan. 15, 2019. Applications and full details can be found on the Washington State Association of Head Start & ECEAP website here.

What is the time commitment?

Parent Ambassadors participate in scheduled conference calls about twice a month in the evenings as well as attend four in-person trainings conducted by the Washington State Association of Head Start & ECEAP. The in-person trainings are:

  • Feb. 19 - 21, 2019, Red Lion Hotel, Olympia
  • March 11 - 13, 2019 Dumas Bay Center, Federal Way
  • June 24 - 26, 2019 Central Washington University, Ellensburg
  • Oct. 22 - 24, 2019 Davenport Hotel, Spokane

For more information, visit the Washington State Association of Head Start & ECEAP website here.

 

 

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